Mallcom India Ltd. addressed Safety Issues of Oil & Gas Sector at the India Oil & Gas Summit 2021 by the Indian Chamber of Commerce
News Desk, News Nation 360: Mallcom India Ltd, India’s one of the largest manufacturers of Head-to-Toe Personal Protection Equipment, has addressed the safety issues concerned to oil & gas sector along with remedial measures for the same at the India Oil & Gas Summit 2021, organized by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC). The theme of this year’s event was - Transforming Bengal into a Gas Based Economy, which was held at ICC Auditorium, Kolkata. The Summit was presided by the welcome address from ICC, and opening remarks by Asim Prasad, Zonal Chief General Manager & OIC, GAIL (India) Limited (Kolkata Zonal Office). The first session of the Summit witnessed some impactful presentations from eminent speakers including Subrata Ghosh, Chief Engineer, WBPCB; Biman Banerjee. Sr. Manager-Branded Sales, Mallcom (India) Limited; and Sanjoy Ghosh, GM (CGD), HPCL. Mallcom, an ISO certified and government-registered star trading house, manufactures a wide range of
products from head to toe, as a one-stop-shop including helmets, face masks, garments, rainwear, leather gloves, nitrile gloves, safety shoes, eyewear, ear protection, disposable synthetic gloves, and harness. In the event of the India Oil & Gas Summit 2021, Mallcom addressed the issues of industrial safety in the oil & gas sector. Primarily the safety issues are concerning for each level of operations in Oil & Gas industry i.e., upstream (Exploration & Production), midstream (transportation & marketing) and downstream (Refinery, sales & distribution). Considering the vastness of the industry, a variety of agents cause different health hazards in workers. The major five factors causing occupational hazards in the oil & gas industry are - vehicle collision and accidents, struck-by, caught-in, caught between (moving vehicles, running equipment, high pressure on lines), explosion & fire(frictional heat, welding sparks etc) falls and confined spaces. Biman Banerjee, Senior Manager, Branded Sales, Mallcom India Limited stated that as the country is moving towards a gas-based economy, the demand for safety equipment for this sector is seeing an equal surge. The global PPE industry is expected to grow by US 7.7 bn$ within 2020-2025 with a CAGR growth of 6.7%. Significantly, Oil & Petroleum sector is showing the highest CAGR Growth of 9.2% among this total growth. Mallcom India Ltd is committed to mitigating all possible hazards caused by working in the Oil & Gas sector and aims to take the industry forward with its entire range of head-to-toe PPE coveralls and incorporation of smart PPE in the system.
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Report : Anustup Kundu